BTC to Honor Famed Texas Ranger

Joaquin Jackson, Texas Ranger

Joaquin Jackson, Texas Ranger

The Buffalo Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America will be honoring Texas Ranger, Joaquin Jackson with its annual Good Scout Award.


This is your opportunity to meet a living legend, famed lawman, and good Scout. From the time that he was a young Boy Scout until present day, Joaquin Jackson, Texas Ranger, has lived his life by the Scout Oath and Law. Here’s a unique opportunity for you to meet this legendary man in-person.

Mr. Jackson served 36 years with the Texas Department of Public Safety – including 27 years as a Ranger. He has appeared in several movies including The Good Old Boys with Tommy Lee Jones and the television adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s Streets of Laredo. His memoirs, One Ranger and One Ranger Returns are some of the most captivating criminal catching tales ever written.


Capacity for this adult only, BBQ dinner event is limited to the first 45 to RSVP. Recommended minimum donation toward Scouting is $125 per person.

WHEN:                       Friday, July 25th, 6:30pm
WHERE:                     Ramada Inn, Alpine, Texas
WHAT TO WEAR:  Business Casual or Western
PRICE:                        Donation to Scouting ($125 or more is recommended)
RSVP:                         Call Aaron Bedell at (432) 296-2447 or email


And why not use the event to enjoy a fun and relaxing weekend in the area? The annual Viva Big Bend Music Festival ( kicks off on Thursday the 24th and goes through Sunday the 27th. The Big Bend Open Race ( revs up from the 23rd through the 26th for anyone who has motor oil flowing through their veins and a need for speed. Also, there are plenty of natural and historic sights to see in the Alpine/Fort Davis/Marfa/Marathon/Big Bend area. A very special hotel rate of $75 (Dbl occupancy + breakfast) is available at Ramada Inn of Alpine (432-837-1100for guests of the event. Space is limited so make your reservation as soon as possible!

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Sponsored by: Cowboy Grill (Alpine), Big Bend Brewing Co., and Ramada Inn of Alpine

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